Abby Fridmann joined the News 4 team as the “Weekend Wake Up” anchor and weekday reporter in November of 2020. She is a proud Buffalonian and is thrilled to be back home!
Before coming home to Buffalo, Abby worked at WVNY/WFFF in Burlington, Vermont as a morning anchor and feature reporter.
Abby has political and investigative reporting experience from working on Capitol Hill as a Nexstar News Associate for KTVX-TV. While in Burlington, Abby also covered the 2020 election campaigns of Senator Bernie Sanders and President Donald Trump.
Abby attended The College at Brockport and received a bachelor’s degree in journalism and broadcasting with a concentration in media production. She continued her education at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she earned a master’s degree in broadcasting and digital journalism. While finishing her master’s degree, Abby won a Syracuse Press Club award for “Best College TV Feature Story.”
Abby loves all Buffalo and Syracuse sports, spending time outdoors, and drinking lots of coffee. She rescued a whippet/ hound named Jay and a black cat named Dexter.